Monthly Archives: February 2014

Xicana Badass

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Laura & Pancho

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Still Missing Someone Ten Years Later

In just a little over a month, on April 5, I will mark ten years since losing my friend Tom.  I was thinking about this today, really thinking about it, and I almost started to cry. Ten years of covering … Continue reading

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Farewell Mardy

A long time parishioner of my church, Mardy Moss, died a little over a week ago. I didn’t make it to Mass last Sunday, so I only learned today of her passing.  She was 93, and unlike this Catholic, was … Continue reading

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Moments in Teaching 2/21/14

I was walking down the hall on Friday, and some kids were passing me by.  One boy, as he got close, put up his hand for a high five.  I didn’t know him, but what the hell, right?  As he … Continue reading

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Hunger Games

We just read the Hunger Games in my ELA class, so I got signed permission slips and showed them the movie. I hadn’t seen it before, and it’s always interesting to see how a movie differs from a book, especially … Continue reading

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CTA Member sets the record straight on the Vergara lawsuit

This is the lawsuit that basically wants to get rid of teacher tenure in California. They can’t accomplish their union busting at the polls, so now they’re trying to do it in the courts. Here’s what the California Teachers Association … Continue reading

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